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USF Congress (1776)

Page history last edited by Mark Gutis 10 years, 7 months ago

 

Congress, 24 Gun Frigate

 

Details

Nationality United States of America
Authorised 1775-Dec-13  
Started    
Named    
Launched 1776  
Shipyard Poughkeepsie, New York  
Designer    
Constructor Lancaster Burling  
Supplier    
Decks 1  
Rate Frigate  
In Service 1776-Nov B166 
Out Service 1777-Oct  
Fate Burnt  

 

 

Dimensions

Gun Deck Keel Beam Depth Draught Burthen Displacement Source
126' 0"   34' 10" 10' 6"        

 

Armament

Date Crew Guns Lower Gundeck Quarterdeck Forecastle B/S Weight Source
1776   28          

 

Commanders

Date From Date to Name Source
1776-Jun-15 1777-Oct Thomas Grinnell  

 

Officers

Date From Date To Rank/Position Name Source
         

 

Service record

Destroyed before outfitting was completed

 

Actions & Battles

Date   Source
     

 

Notes

 

Sources

W012 Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels
W013 DANFS Online
B037 A Naval History of the American Revolution (2 volumes)
B166 Rebels Under Sail: The American Navy During the Revolution

 

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